International Cybercrime under Spotlight at CyberCrimeCon 2018 in Moscow

Group-IB, an international company that specializes in preventing cyber attacks, announces the sixth international conference CyberCrimeCon 2018.

This year’s event is bringing together representatives from INTERPOL and cyber police from different countries. CyberCrimeCon 2018 will focus on international cybercrime trends and forecasts, including for the crypto industry, as well as the analysis of the most dangerous hacking groups’ attacks.

CyberCrimeCon 2018, that became one of the most anticipated cybersecurity events in a very short time, assembles top industry experts who will share their experience, insights and approach in the fight against cybercrime in public and private sectors.

The conference will bring together more than 1000 cybersecurity experts from Europe, Middle East and Asia who will take a deep dive into their research of cyber threats, analyze new tactics and tools of hacking groups, and disclose the investigations’ findings of the most high-profile cyber-heists of the year.

CyberCrimeCon 2018 will have a separate panel discussion on global exchange of strategic Threat Intelligence data. Data obtained through Threat Intelligence will form the basis of information security strategies of private companies and government organization for the next few years.

Answering the questions on CyberCrimeCon 2018 Ilya Sachkov, Group-IB CEO and founder pointed out:

“Along with the representatives from INTERPOL, cyber police from different countries and independent experts from Asia, Europe and Middle East we will discuss international cooperation in combatting cyber terrorism and issues related to public and private sectors’ protection against international cybercrime. We know how cybercriminals think; we know their targets and methods of attacks. And we are glad to share these experiences at CyberCrimeCon 2018, which will be held in Moscow for the 6th time.  Our goal is to empower you with knowledge about new threats for private companies and government organizations. There will be no unverified information, second-hand data and outdated ecologies. Only facts and forecasts that are always accurate and reliable”.

For the first time, Group-IB conference will have global cyber terrorism issues and protection of critical infrastructure on the agenda. Traditionally, the conference will assemble representatives from INTERPOL and cyber police from different countries, banks, IT-vendors, telecommunications and cybersecurity companies.

Here are some of the conference’s presentations:

  • Robert Cao, Digital Crime Officer, INTERPOL: “Global action against cybercrime”
  • Heiko Löhr, Head of the Cybercrime Department, Federal Criminal Police of Germany: “Protecting critical infrastructure from the perspective of law enforcement”
  • Sander van der Maden, Senior operational specialist, Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit: “NoMoreDDoS: How to jointly counter DDoS attacks”
  • Enrico Lovat, Cyber Threat Intelligence Team Lead, Siemens: “The circle of life: Cyber Threat Intelligence lifecycle at Siemens CERT”
  • Joep Gommers, СЕО, Eclectic IQ: “Advancing/maturing a CTI practice and the Threat Intelligence Maturity Model”
  • Ilya Sachkov, CEO & Founder, Group-IB: “A new way of looking at the future of cybersecurity”
  • Dmitry Volkov, CTO & Co-founder, Group-IB: “Group-IB’s annual report on cybercrime trends”

This year Group-IB has decided to hold a two-day conference, considering broad resonance of the past years’ events. The first day of the conference will be dedicated to cybercrime trends and forecast for the next year, technologies used for the protection of critical infrastructure and cross-border exchange of strategic Threat Intelligence. Attendees will learn the best practices in intellectual property protection in the Internet and fight against counterfeiting.

The conference has a separate session dedicated to cybersecurity of the crypto industry, which has been one of the major themes over the last few years.  Some hacker groups turned their attention from banks to blockchain projects, cryptocurrency exchanges, and crypto funds that are more vulnerable to cyber attacks.

The second day will focus on the details of the most high-profile cyber-heists of the year, tactics and tools deployed in the latest cyber attacks and solutions for their detection.

CyberCrimeCon 2018 will be held in Moscow on October 9-10. Visit the official website to learn more details and register for the event.

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About Group-IB

Group-IB is a leading international company in the prevention and investigation of cybercrimes. It is the first Russian supplier of Threat Intelligence solutions to be included in Gartner, Forrester, and IDC reports. In order to prevent cyber attacks, Group-IB has created a range of products for early threat detection.

The company is a permanent member of the World Economic Forum. Group-IB has the largest forensic laboratory in Eastern Europe, and also a round-the-clock centre providing a rapid response to cyber incidents – CERT-GIB. In 2017, IDC named Group-IB the leader of the Russian market for the investigation of cyber threats.